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Books on medical statistics have been with us for almost half a century. They are usually written with the assumption that the mathematical aspects of statistical reasoning have to be made simple for the clinician or that the physician needs help with the presentation and interpretation of statistical data. More often than not, the goal is to help the medical reader avoid being misled by improper use of statistical concepts. Primer of Biostatistics continues this tradition, but also extends the level of the statistical discussion to include topics such as multiple comparisons.
There are 11 chapters, two appendices, and an
Primer of Biostatistics.. Ann Intern Med. ;96:402–403. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-3-402_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(3):402-403.
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